Recent guidance by WHO and other United Nations partners – Global accelerated action for the health of adolescents (AA-HA!): guidance to support country implementation – recommended that “every school should be a health promoting school”. This is in line with the redefinition of school health.
This K-12 Schools COVID-19 Mitigation Toolkit is designed for public health officials, K-12 administrators, school district officials, and occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals to assess hazards and implement mitigation strategies to reduce the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19
The purpose of this checklist is to enhance compliance and adherence with the public health measures outlined in the recently-updated Considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of COVID-19, particularly taking into consideration children under the age of 18 years in e
Countries across the globe are gradually reopening or planning for the reopening of schools and other education institutions, after several months of closure, as part of wider efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
In order to be resilient to health emergencies and pandemics, crisis and risk management need to be institutionalized in education systems by having a crisis and risk management policy, a dedicated team of education staff that is tasked with developing and implementing such policies, and strong c
The following inventory aims to provide a repository of UN agencies core work in the area of school nutrition. A more comprehensive catalogue of tools and resources can be found in the school nutrition library. This inventory was developed in 2020 and is intended as a first edition.
This white paper on the current state, principles of effectiveness and challenges of school-based food and nutrition education for low- and middle-income countries, with recommendations for action, is the first of its kind.
This Guide has the following aims: provide practical information and guidance for developing or revising national legal frameworks related to school food and nutrition; identify legal elements and areas that are relevant to school food and nutrition; identify international law and standards appli
The nutritional status of school children impacts on their health status, quality of life and learning achievement.
This checklist provides a non-exhaustive list of suggested actions for Government and UNICEF to consider as part of their short and longer term planning for and implementation of school reopening that will support healthy diets and good nutrition in children.